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Schneider gets long-term deal

The Cory Schenider era is now fully underway after the goalie signed a long-term deal with the New Jersey Devils Wednesday. The contract is worth a reported $6 million per season according to Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record and takes away the ugly possibility that Schneider could leave as an unrestricted free agent after the 2014-15 season. Now, with Martin Brodeur almost assuredly...
Via Kukla's Korner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Kinkaid ready to be Devils' backup goalie; says partnership with Cory Schneider

When he arrived at his first Devils training camp in 2011, Keith Kinkaid got to meet Martin Brodeur. It was a thrill the young goaltender will not forget. “When I first entered the organization I met Brodeur at the start. He’s a class guy and obviously one of the best to ever play the game, if not the best,” Kinkaid said Wednesday. “It will be different without him, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Kinkaid ready for NHL if Devils trade Martin Brodeur

Albany goalie Keith Kinkaid, nursing a sore groin and not traveling with his team last weekend, was solid last season as a first-year pro platooning in the AHL land this season has elevated his game as a starter. At 24, the 6-foot-2, 190-pound Farmingville, NY native isn't a kid anymore, but his NHL experience, not including preseason exhibitions, consists of one 26-minute stint...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils assign Jon Merrill to Albany for Olympic break

As expected, the Devils assigned rookie defenseman Jon Merrill to Albany today so he can play in the AHL during the Olympic break. Merrill, 22, has one goal and four assists in 32 NHL games this season. Merrill scored his first NHL goal in overtime Friday to give the Devils a 2-1 win over Edmonton. He had two goals and seven assists in 14 AHL games with Albany earlier this season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Who's No. 1? NHL's Central Scouting releases midterm rankings for 2014 draft

On Monday morning, the NHL's Central Scouting department released their annual midterm rankings, giving fans an early look at who some of the top prospects are ahead of this June's NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia. Like last season, there are a few names at the top, but no clear cut player anointed as the sure-fire number one pick this year. Sam Reinhart of the Western...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Who's No. 1? NHL's Central Scouting releases midterm rankings for 2014 draft

On Monday morning, the NHL's Central Scouting department released their annual midterm rankings, giving fans an early look at who some of the top prospects are ahead of this June's NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia. Like last season, there are a few names at the top, but no clear cut player anointed as the sure-fire number one pick this year. Sam Reinhart of the Western Hockey...
Via Bloguin Best
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils Sign RFA Goaltender Keith Kinkaid To New Deal by   Steven Ellis

The New Jersey Devils have signed RFA goaltender Keith Kinkaid. Kinkaid signed an entry level contract with the Devils in April 2011 after his sophomore season with Union College. Kinkaid appeared in 42 games for New Jersey’s AHL affiliate Albany in his first pro season during the 2011-2012 campaign, the goaltender posted a 17-23-3 record before following it up with a 21-17-6 [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Albany Devils 3, Connecticut Whale 2

Albany, NY, April 19, 2013 – Joe Whitney’s goal with 4:59 left in the third period gave the Albany Devils a 3-2 win over the Connecticut Whale Friday night at the Times-Union Center. Whitney tallied his 26th of the year for the winner, poking the puck in from the right side of the goalmouth after Jon Merrill had stickhandled down the slot. With the loss, the Whale are...
Via Sox and Dawgs
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacob Markstrom Now The Man In Florida

from Justin Goldman at NHL.com, With Justin Peters and Keith Kinkaid making their season debuts Tuesday night, 15 teams have now used at least three goalies this season. Of those 16 goalies (Calgary has used two), we're sounding the fantasy alarm on one we feel is primed to have a breakout in the second half of the season. Jacob Markstrom is just one piece of a...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Struck Again: Devils Drop Sixth Straight

Are you kidding me? The New Jersey Devils dropped their sixth (yes, sixth) consecutive contest on Tuesday evening at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Bolts beat the Devils for just the third time in the Prudential Center by a score of 5-2. Adam Henrique and Patrik Elias netted goals for New Jersey. This is the Devils' first losing streak of six or more games...
Via Running With The Devils
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning @ New Jersey Devils - Game 23

Match-up - Tampa Bay Lightning (9-12-1) @ New Jersey Devils (10-7-5) Road/Home records - 3-8-0 -------------- 6-2-2 TV - MSG Plus, SUN Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET Season series - Devils lead 1-0 Last 10: Lightning 3-7-0 / Devils 2-6-2 Projected starting goalies - Anders Lindback (TB) vs. Johan Hedberg / Keith Kinkaid (NJ) Battle of the stats Goals for/against per game ...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Albany Devils 4, Connecticut Whale 3 (SO)

By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, February 5, 2013 - On a night where Connecticut and the parent-team New York Rangers made some personnel swaps, the Devils bested both clubs Tuesday; the Whale suffered a loss at the hands of Albany, 4-3 in a shootout, while the Rangers fell to New Jersey, 3-1. Brandon Mashinter was boomeranged to New York; he left for the Big Apple with J.T...
Via Sox and Dawgs
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Devils Top Falcons 4-3 + New Jersey Devils Prospect Notes

The Albany Devils beat one of the best teams in the American Hockey League last night as they picked up a 4-3 win against the Springfield Falcons. Here are some notes on that game as well as some New Jersey Devils prospect updates. - Keith Kinkaid got the nod in the win Thursday night. He stopped 28-of-31 in the win and is now 6-2-0 with a 2.26 goals against average and a .925...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Devils Squeeze By Whale With 4-3 Win + New Jersey Devils Prospect Notes

The Albany Devils extended their winning streak to five games last night in fine fashion. The Devils were down 1-0, 2-1, and 3-2 before eventually tying up the game and getting the lead with less than three minutes remaining in regulation. Here are some notes on that game as well as some New Jersey Devils prospect updates. - Keith Kinkaid got the nod again last night and once...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Whale fall to Albany again

Here’s the press release from Connecticut’s 4-3 loss to Albany last night. Albany Devils 4, Connecticut Whale 3 By Wil Goldsholl The Connecticut Whale went head to head with the Albany Devils for the second time in a week at the XL Center in Hartford on Friday. Despite an extremely unfavorable shot count, the Whale hung around late in to the game, only to fall 4-3 to their surging...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Albany Devils 4, Connecticut Whale 3

By Wil Goldsholl The Connecticut Whale went head to head with the Albany Devils for the second time in a week at the XL Center in Hartford on Friday. Despite an extremely unfavorable shot count, the Whale hung around late in to the game, only to fall 4-3 to their surging division rival. The Whale first responded to the Devils’ trap defense by “leading from the back...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Whale outscored 10-2 over the weekend

If there is one area that the Whale need help, it’s on defense. That was never more evident than on Saturday night, when the Whale were absolutely destroyed by Manchester, losing by a 9-2 score. The Monarchs, who are the AHL affiliate of the LA Kings, feasted on the weak defense and questionable goaltending throughout the contest, scoring those nine goals on 38 shots. Connecticut...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Albany Devils 1, Connecticut Whale 0

By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, December 9, 2012 - After suffering a 9-2 loss at the hands of the Manchester Monarchs the night before, the Connecticut Whale sought to turn things around against the division rival Albany Devils in Hartford on Sunday afternoon. Despite a slew of quality scoring chances and near-misses, the Whale fell, 1-0. Keith Kinkaid stopped all 30 Whale...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Devils get Crunched by Syracuse + New Jersey Devils Prospect Notes

The Albany Devils played their second game of three in three nights last night and lost 4-1 to the Syracuse Crunch. Here are some notes on the game as well as some New Jersey Devils prospect notes. - Though Keith Kinkaid allowed four goals on 25 shots, I thought he was actually pretty good last night. He made four or five Grade A desperation saves and was the reason the score...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Devils Fall to IceCaps 4-3 in Shootout + New Jersey Devils Prospect Notes

The Albany Devils lost their second consecutive game in a shootout Friday night, this time against the St. John's IceCaps. Here are some notes on that game as well as some New Jersey Devils prospects. - Keith Kinkaid got the nod in goal and stopped 26-of-29 as well as 3-of-5 in the shootout. Not a great start, but he gave the team a chance to win and that's all they can...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Devils Shutout 4-0 by Phantoms + New Jersey Devils Prospect Updates

The Albany Devils were back in action Saturday night in the second half of a back-to-back. Coming off a loss the previous night, they were hoping for a better result against the Adirondack Phantoms; and they did not get it. Here are some notes on that game as well as some New Jersey Devils prospect updates. - As noted, Keith Kinkaid got the nod in goal yesterday evening and stopped...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 5, Albany Devils 2

Albany, NY, October 24, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale earned their first win in five games on the season Wednesday night at the Times Union Center, scoring five straight goals after giving up the first goal of the game, on the way to a 5-2 victory over the Albany Devils. Brandon Segal had a goal and an assist to lead the Whale, J.T. Miller, Tommy Grant and Andrew Yogan all scored...
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Albany Devils Shutout Worcester + Devils Prospect Updates

The Albany Devils picked up their first win of the season yesterday in fine fashion, shutting out the Worcester Sharks. Here are some notes on the game as well as some Devils prospects that were in action last night. - Keith Kinkaid picked up a 30-save shutout. He's 1-1-0 on the year with a .965 save percentage and 1.01 goals against average. I know it's early and Albany...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Kovalchuk Shining in KHL, Albany Devils Drop Opener + Prospect Notes

The Albany Devils dropped their season opener on home ice yesterday when they took on the Manchester Monarchs and fell by a 2-1 score. Here are some notes on that as well as several New Jersey Devils players and prospects in action yesterday across leagues worldwide. - Keith Kinkaid stopped 25-of-27 in the 2-1 loss to the Monarchs. After listening to Head Coach Rick Kowalsky&...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale finally win, snap 11 game losing streak

Connecticut Whale 3, Albany Devils 2 By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, February 3, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale defeated the Albany Devils, 3-2, Friday night at the XL Center in Hartford to snap an eleven-game winless streak. Kris Newbury, Jonathan Audy-Marchessault and Wojtek Wolski all scored for the Whale, while Mats Zuccarello and Brendan Bell added two assists apiece. “It’s a...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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